Chester Hill nestles in the foothills of the Strzelecki Rangesw in South Gippsland and is protected from harsh weather, though close enough to the sea to ensure that the air is fresh and clear. The property, originally settled in 1875, has an interesting history and was purchased by the present owners in November 2004. Nature lovers will delight in the bird and native animal life and nearby Tarra Bulga National Park. The area is a haven for bush walkers, with the walks providing some stunning views back to the coastline. The cottages have been placed to take advantage of the views and provide shady verandas, for which to laze the days away, enjoying the rural setting. The atmosphere of the cottages is one of relaxed ambience, with many conveniences, offering scenic valley views. Complimentary breakfast hamper, all linen, towels, wood fired heaters and air-conditioning provided.
Walkabout Gourmet Adventures began operating tours in 1986 and since then has gained a reputation for offering quality walking holidays in Australia and in Europe. As the name infers, tours are much more than just a 'bush walk' but an introduction into the culinary delights of these wonderful regions.
Guests are able to learn about the natural attractions of the areas they are visiting while enjoying an active holiday staying in comfortable and charming accommodation. The small groups are personalised ensuring that the individual needs of each guests are met. Walking holidays in Victoria range from five to eight days. At Wilson's Promontory there is a five day tour where you will discover one of Australia's most outstanding National Parks.
The 'Prom' as it is affectionately known, is the most southerly point of mainland and it encompasses both magnificent coastal and mountain scenery. It is a paradise for native plants and the perfect habitat for the prolific wildlife.
The Grampians and Great Ocean Coastal Trail is an eight day tour which combines the majestic splendour of the rugged Grampian's National Park with the spectacular coast line of the Port Campbell and former Otway's National Park....
Tarra-Bulga National Park in South Gippsland is well known for its giant Mountain Ash trees, beautiful fern gullies and ancient myrtle beeches. The park covers some of the best examples of original cool temperate rainforests of the Strzelecki Ranges.
Walk to the impressive Corrigan's Suspension Bridge, which stretches through the rainforest canopy, affording spectacular views of the lush fern gully on the forest floor below.
Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.
Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.